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PE teacher - part time

The Compass School, East Lothian

Vacancy details

Please apply before 20/05/2022 at 4:00 pm

11 West Road, Haddington, EH41 3RD

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Vacancy Description / Summary

Applications are invited from well-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic PE teachers for the post of:

Teacher of Physical Education
& i/c Hockey
(Part-Time – 0.5 FTE approx.)

From August 2022

The Compass School is an independent primary school in East Lothian for girls and boys from pre-school (nursery) to Primary Seven and has an enviable record of success in its academic standards, pastoral care and its sporting and extra-curricular life. Children attending the School enjoy its friendly and caring environment in which they can feel secure and happy and in which they are encouraged to succeed, developing confidence, skills and ability. Its small class sizes allow each child to enjoy a very high level of individual attention. Over the years, it has built up an excellent reputation for providing high quality education and for the excellent results it achieves with its children, in and out of the classroom.

The School is located in a beautiful situation in Haddington, which is situated less than fifteen minutes along the A1 from the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Candidates must be registered or eligible for registration with the General Teaching Council of Scotland. All staff are expected to contribute to the School’s extra-curricular programme. Further details and an application form are available from the School Office to whom applications, with CV and the names and contact details of two referees should be submitted as soon as possible and not later than Friday 20 May 2022.

The Compass School, West Road, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3RD
Tel: 01620 822642; E-mail:


About the School

The Compass School, East Lothian’s only independent primary school, offers a comprehensive curriculum and a wide range of co-curricular activities from nursery to Primary 7.

Subjects include French, Science & History while activities such as swimming are incorporated into the curriculum for an all-round education.

From the age of eight, pupils are offered the opportunity to participate in competitive sports fixtures against other schools and take part in a range of residential and outward bound trips, from the Scottish Borders to Paris. With an average class size of 18, children receive individual attention tailored to meet their needs. The friendly and caring environment at The Compass ensures children feel secure and happy while they develop their confidence, knowledge and skills.